OBO ID: ZFA:0000619
Term Name: anterior crista Search Ontology:
  • ac
  • anterior crista ampullaris
  • anterior cristae
  • anterior semicircular canal sensory patch
  • anterior semicircular canal sensory patches
  • rostral crista
Definition: Patch of thickened, pseudostratified epithelium that is associated with the anterior semicircular canal. It consists of regular arrays of sensory hair cells interspersed with supporting cells. The anterior crista has its own characteristic shape and polarity pattern. (See Anatomical Atlas entry for sensory patches of the ear by T. Whitfield.)
Appears at: Larval:Protruding-mouth (72.0h-96.0h, 3.5mm)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • TAO:0000619
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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